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State of Ohio (Clermont, Brown, Adams, Hamilton, Pike, Warren, Scioto Counties) May 2, 2006 Election
US Representative; District 2; Democratic Party Voter Information

2 Year Term.

To represent the people of Ohio, their district and the United States in dealing with matters of national and international importance. The general welfare should be a prime concern.

You can vote in this contest only if registered in, or when voting, change affiliation to the Democratic party.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Victoria Wulsin Click here for more information about this candidate 10,250 votes

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: President, Soteni International
  • As founder and president of Soteni International I have raised thousands to prevent and mitigate the effects of HIV/AIDS in African women and children
  • Through my long and ongoing work in public health I have combatted many of the most destructive diseases of our time.
  • I have often worked with unions in southern Ohio as both an officer for NIOSH (see below) and as consulting physician for the Local Steel Workers.
  • I have explored and worked throughout the world. Most recently I was based for three years in Kenya, combatting the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
  • YWCA Career Woman of Achievement, Cincinnati (1992)
  • I continued to develop my qualifications as a public servant by continuing my M.D. through both a masters and doctorate in public health from Harvard.
  • Guaranteed Health Care and Health Insurance: Ohio families and our seniors are unjustly lacking healthcare, while costs are hindering Ohio business.
  • Jobs and the Economy: Balancing the budget and reducing health care costs would boost the economy in ways that tax cuts do not.
  • The War in Iraq: Our soldiers have done their job and now it is time for the government to do its job.
Thor Jacobs 6,397 votes
  • Party: Democratic
Jim Parker Click here for more information about this candidate 6,199 votes
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Healthcare Administrator
  • Master of Health Administration - 1991
  • Master of Business Administration - 1991
  • Bachelor of Science - Business - 1989
  • Member - Medical Group Management Association
  • Member - American College of Medical Practice Executives
  • Member - American College of Healthcare Executives
  • End the War in Iraq and Keep American Troops Out of Iran
  • Expand Medicare from age 65 to age 55 Without Raising Taxes and Reform the Medicare Prescription Drug Program - Save Medicare As We Know It
  • Initiate a "REAL" Middle Class Tax Cut for Working Families that Earn Less than $100,000 per Year
Gaby Downey Click here for more information about this candidate 3,567 votes
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: teacher
  • B.S. of Secondary Social Studies Educ. Miami University 1989
  • Master of Science Sports Science Miami University 1993
  • National Board Certified Teacher 2003
  • 13 year government, AP US history teacher Milford High School
  • Governor Taft Educational Leadership award 2004
  • Milford High School Mock Trial, Hi- Y Advisor
  • Job Creation tied to Educational Opportunities
  • Affordable Health Care
  • Accountability of Government Officials
Jeff Sinnard Click here for more information about this candidate 1,450 votes
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Civil Engineer
  • BS Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Promote a comprehensive and consistent ethic of life
  • Honor and promote strong and healthy families
  • Protect the dignity of work and the rights of workers

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Official Information

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Hamilton County Board of Elections News and Analysis

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